A Maryland sheriff says two deputies have died after they were wounded by a gunman who opened fire inside a crowded restaurant and got into a subsequent shootout with deputies.
The attacker was killed in the shootout, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said.
An initial shooting took place inside a Panera restaurant in northeastern Maryland after a deputy responded to a call at 11:46 a.m. Wednesday about someone causing a problem inside, the sheriff said. The responding deputy was struck, and the shooter left.
Witnesses gave officers a description of the man and the direction he was headed. After at least one deputy caught up with him, shots were exchanged,...